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When was the last time you watched any of the Middle-earth movies?
Poll: When was the last time you watched any of the Middle-earth movies?
I'm in the middle of a viewing right now
Within the last week
Within the last month
Earlier this year
Last year sometime
So long ago that I don't actually remember
Other
View Results (28 votes)
 

Ataahua
Superuser / Moderator


Oct 1, 12:19am

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When was the last time you watched any of the Middle-earth movies? Can't Post

 


Otaku-sempai
Immortal


Oct 1, 3:19am

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It Depends. [In reply to] Can't Post

Does popping one in the Blu-ray player to check out a specific scene count?


CuriousG
Half-elven


Oct 1, 2:24pm

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Last week [In reply to] Can't Post

I saw that ROTK and TTT was back on Netflix, so I watched the lighting of the beacons segment a couple of times. Wow. I'm just amazed at how moving that part of the movie is: beautiful imagery, beautiful music, and just emotionally stirring on some primal level. Then watched Helm's Deep. The movies are like the books--fun to browse favorite parts, and so much easier when I don't have to insert a DVD, wait for it to load, etc.


Ataahua
Superuser / Moderator


Oct 1, 7:31pm

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Sure, why not? [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm currently 'rereading' a book while skipping sections that I found slow the first time. Smile


cats16
Valinor


Oct 1, 8:00pm

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If I rewatch... [In reply to] Can't Post

It tends to be around the holidays. I'm planning on taking a couple of years off, as some of it has just become too familiar and loses the magic unless I'm seeing it in a theater (which isn't often).


Thor 'n' Oakenshield
Rohan


Oct 3, 10:20pm

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Hobbit Day... [In reply to] Can't Post

I watched the whole LOTR trilogy in the week prior to Hobbit Day so I could review all three on my movie blog. I watched the theatrical editions, just because the EE is so long, but it was a fun experience nonetheless. I also did something I've never done before, which is watching them out of order: I did Two Towers first, followed by Fellowship and then Return of the King - I did that so I could view the films more as individual stories, rather than one continuous one.


(This post was edited by Thor 'n' Oakenshield on Oct 3, 10:21pm)


sevilodorf
Grey Havens


Oct 5, 10:41am

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My excuse... [In reply to] Can't Post

My granddaughter stole my DVD player and I keep falling for the Iíll bring it back rather than just going and buying one. I catch lots of bits and pieces on network tv until the commercials drive me insane.


Annael
Immortal


Oct 7, 3:00pm

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well [In reply to] Can't Post

I watched a bit of "An Unexpected Journey" recently but turned it off after they left Rivendell, because that's when PJ starts over-amplifying everything. Other than that I'd have to say "don't remember how long.."

I am, however, very excited about the BBC radio production CDs someone just gifted me.


Otaku-sempai
Immortal


Oct 7, 4:19pm

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The Lord of the Rings radio plays [In reply to] Can't Post


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I am, however, very excited about the BBC radio production CDs someone just gifted me.


The 1981 BBC radio play isn't bad, though it does omit a few things (most notably Tom Bombadil & Goldberry and the Druadan Forest with the Woses). Apparently there was another adaptation in 1955, but no recordings of it seem to have survived.

I personally prefer the Mind's Eye adaptation for its completeness, though some listeners have been displeased with some of the voice acting in it, especially accents and pronunciations.


Annael
Immortal


Oct 11, 2:07pm

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I had the cassette version in the 90s. [In reply to] Can't Post

There was a lot of debate here in the early days about Mind's Eye vs. BBC. As I recall the BBC one was preferred by most. I haven't listened to it.


Dame Ioreth
Tol Eressea


Oct 27, 2:13am

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Watching the EE Fellowship right now! [In reply to] Can't Post

I may stay up and watch the whole darn thing. I need Middle Earth today.


ElanorTX
Grey Havens


Oct 27, 1:14pm

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Why not, if it calms your nerves! // [In reply to] Can't Post

 


(This post was edited by ElanorTX on Oct 27, 1:15pm)


Annael
Immortal


Oct 27, 3:17pm

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sounds like you had a close encounter with a couple of Black Riders yourself. [In reply to] Can't Post

so sorry.


Dame Ioreth
Tol Eressea


Oct 27, 7:26pm

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Yeah, I did. [In reply to] Can't Post

But yesterday I got to do my Dame Ioreth imitation at work and help heal. That's how I got over everything last time. That's what I'll do this time.

In the meantime, Treebeard just released the RIVAAAAAHHHHHH! And that gives me hope.


Ataahua
Superuser / Moderator


Oct 27, 8:52pm

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I so heard that in Treebeard's voice. :D / [In reply to] Can't Post

 

 
 

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